You know you are from (insert city name) when...

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  1. Chantillylace

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    Lifted and modified from elsewhere online, and mostly true.
    1. You have no idea what a scarf does but think it looks good.
    2. You know how to get to any casino on the strip without taking Las Vegas Blvd.
    3. You can now predict where construction signs will be misleadingly placed.
    4. You accept the fact that stop signs and red lights mean very little to tourists.
    5. You become nocturnal between the months of April to October.
    6. You know the seasons: Really hot, 2 weeks of nice, not so hot, 2 weeks of nice.
    7. When you go to different cities, you're amazed things aren't open after 9 pm.
    8. It doesn't faze you to see slot machines in grocery stores.
    9. You have no idea how a lottery works.
    10. What the hell is last call?
    11. Your most prized possession as a Nevadan is your blue and white license plate.
    12. You know the spaghetti bowl has nothing to do with food and you want nothing to do with it.
    13. You know never to merge right when driving north on I-15; it'll just end anyway.
    14. You think a well-organized pile of rocks can be a nice lawn.
    15. Snowfall only happens on TV.
    16. The term Lake Las Vegas doesn't seem problematic in the slightest.
    17. You need to walk through a casino to see a movie.
    18. You can spot a tourist from 3 miles away.
    19. Limos are an everyday sighting.
    30. You laugh at people taking pictures in front of the welcome sign.
    31. You don't own an umbrella.
    32. Sixty degrees is cold enough to wear a jacket.
    33. You can wear shorts in the winter.
    34. You get bored in the Entertainment Capital of the World.
    35. You've never had to pay for parking.
    36. You are outraged to pay more than 9.99 for prime rib and a lobster tail.
    37. You've forgotten what rain looks like.

    And here are some if my own:
    38. You are afraid to get too drunk on fremont street because you can't be sure you will take home a "real" girl.
    39. You have become accustomed to walking into grocery stores on the east side and hearing spanish music.
    40. You would rather shop at walmart between the hours I'd 3am and 4am.
    41. You aren't sure if you like the fact that being drunk in public is not against the law.
    42. You have to drive 2 hours in any direction to get somewhere significant.
    43. Your out of state relatives ask you to take them to the strip and you hand them car keys.
    44. You would rather drive the i95 all the way around the city than exit anywhere near mlk blvd.
     
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    :smileysex5:You are afraid to get too drunk on fremont street because you can't be sure you will take home a "real" girl.


    awww:069:
     
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    Oh I know some are really in to that stuff. But most are more traditionally one way of the other. ;)
     
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    You know you're from Richmond (VA) if
    -You recommend all the local museums to out of towners that you never visit yourself.

    -You don't get weirded out when the roads suddenly turn to cobblestone and then back to pavement.

    -You meet someone from Northern Virginia and automatically lose respect for them
     
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    BRAHAHAHAHA :18:

    You know you are from Chicago when....

    1. you wear shorts when it soars to 40 in the dead of winter
    2. you know that 'tipping' the garbage collectors during the Holidays means your trash will actually get picked up in the New Year
    3. when someone says they live around 3400N 600W, that means something
    4. you know 50 alternate ways around toll roads..but still have 50 bucks on your I-Pass
    5. you are shocked that no one has been splattered by a METRA train in X days
    6. the sharp curbs and wobbling of the 'El' trains in The Loop do not freak you out
    7. you know people who grew up in the burbs, are in their 30s and have been downtown once or twice in their life

    You know you are from Louisville when...

    1. your best friends ex-sister in law's hairdresser's mom was your 3rd grade teacher...and you KNOW this
    2. Derby week is a High Holiday with strict rituals...yet you have never been to the Kentucky Derby
    3. You knew how to cover your tracks before acting out when you were young...as it ALWAYS gets back to your family.
    4. People describe their residence in relation to where a church is
    5. People describe their residence in relation to where the liquor store is
    5a. People describe their residence in relation to where the bar (that is open till 4am 7 days a week btw) is
    6. The joke: Q: What do people from the East End call people from the South End? A: Mom and Dad. means something and is kinda funny
    7. you socialize with people you went to grade and high school with
     
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    You know you are from Hawaii when...
    You buy large quantities of toilet paper in case there’s a longshoreman strike…
    You don’t understand why anyone would buy less than a 20 lb bag of rice…
    You can taste the difference between teriyaki and kal-bi
    You know what a plumeria is and which color would die first: yellow,white or red…
    You know why there’s shoes and slippers outside of front doors…
    You know what lei day is…
    You know what is the “stink eye”; and how to give it…
    You can correctly pronouce kalanianaole, kalakaua and aiea
    You know what a “huli huli chicken” is…
    You can name 3 varieties of mangos…
    You know at least one person whose name is “_____ boy; or “tita”…
    You know the difference between being hapa and being hapai
    You give directions using mauka and makai…
    You know what is “hawaii pono’i”…
    You know what it takes to get into kamehameha school…
    You know how to correctly pronounce “Likelike”…
    You say, “Nori” not seaweed paper…
    You say “Brah” not “Bro”…
    You despise the movie “North Shore”…
    You know why Sharks Cove is called Sharks Cove…
    You can tell the difference between the local haoles and the mainland haoles...
    If you get one pair of “tata” slippers…
    When you e-mail mail people in pidgin…
    When it’s 70 degrees and it’s freezing to you.
    You know what lickins’ with “da rubbah slippah”means…
    If you can walk through Waianae and not get mobbed…
    You know that “Kukui nut” is not some mental person…
    You’ve given Kahi Mohala’s number out to a guy/girl you didn’t like…
    You call it “saimin” not “Top Ramen”…
    The surf report is on your speed dial…
    “Dressing up” means shorts and a aloha shirt.
    You say “shave ice”, not snow cone or shaved ice…
    Rainbow Drive-Inn is a special date.
    You know pineapples don’t grow in trees.
    When you hear the words fund raiser, you know it means Zippy’s Chili
    Your mouth waters when you hear the words li-hing mui
     
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    you know you're from phoenix when:
    1. the weather man says it is going to "cool down a little to about the 112 or 113 mark" and he isn't kidding.
    2. you visit somebody in any other part of the country and the slightest bit of humidity makes you feel like you're in a sauna.
    3. buildings and roadways start to collapse because it rained 1/2 an inch
    4. there is as much traffic on cinco de mayo as on the 4th of july
    5. you can get a 2nd degree burn from touching your steering wheel in july
    6. one day in late october every year, you blink your eyes and are suddenly surrounded by thousands of elderly people from minnesota and michigan who stay for 6 months
    7. people start wearing winter coats and 3 layers of clothing when the temperature dives to a bone-chilling 65 degrees or less
     
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